Probably the Best Free Security List in the World - Part I

Section Index:

 

3.1. AV-Scanners:
Kaspersky
Sophos Virus Removal Tool
Emsisoft (Freeware mode)
Panda Cloud Cleaner
Kaspersky Security Scan
Norton Security Scan
ClamWin  Fireclam (FF)
Comodo cloud scanner
Ainvo Antivirus 
Bitdefender 60-Second
Cezurity Antivirus Scanner

 3.2. Anti-malware scanners:
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Superantispyware
Spy-Emergency
Norascan
RegAuditor
9-Lab Removal Tool (beta)

3.3. Portable antivirus/antimalware:
DrWeb cureit
Emsisoft Emergency Kit
Trend Micro HouseCall
Avira PC Cleaner 
Microsoft Safety Scanner
eScanAV Anti-Virus Toolkit (MWAV)
AVZ AVZ database
Norman malware cleaner
Superantispyware
Trendmicro Sysclean
NoVirusThanks
ArcaVir MicroScan
Zillya! Scanner
Spybot Portable
ClamWin Portable
Guardiano Assembler
MalAware
Online Armor Cloudscanner
Ashampoo Virus Quickscan Free

3.4. Multi-AV scanners:
HitmanPro 
WinMHR
Multi-AV Scanning Tool
Antivirusmulti
herdProtect

3.5. Rescue media:
Kaspersky (Wireless support)
BitDefender (USB) (Wireless support)
Avira
DrWeb
F-Secure 
Panda
AVG
Windows Defender Offline
eScan
ArcaNix
Spybot
Zillya!
Vba32
PC Tools AOSS
Ubuntu Malware Removal Toolkit
Raymond.cc:Comprehensive List of 26 Bootable Antivirus Rescue CDs for Offline Scanning

3.6. Integrate several rescue discs:
Sardu
YUMI
XBOOT
Easy2Boot

3.7. Command line scanners:
Emsisoft
Vipre
Avira (Scancl GUI)
Panda (GUI frontend)
Sophos
Vba32 Check

3.8. Anti-rootkit:
Kaspersky TDSSKiller
Gmer
Avast MBR Scanner
Malwarebytes
Sophos
VBA32 AntiRootkit
Kernel Detective
SpyDllRemover
Trend Micro RootkitBuster
Bitdefender Rootkit Remover
Sanity check
McAfee Rootkit Remover
RootRepeal
Rootkit Unhooker
mbr tool
NoVirusThanks Ring3 API Hook Scanner
catchme (user-mode)
Oshi Unhooker
ESET Hidden File System Reader
AntiSpy 
Getting rid of MBR Rootkit's (bootkit)
NoVirusThanks Anti-Rootkit
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3.8.1. Anti-rootkit resources,additional tools:
RootkitAnalytics
NT Internals
AntiRootkit
KernelMode
wincheck  
Mischel Packed Driver Detector - PDD  more 
ListParts
PC Hunter
PowerTool

3.9. Memory scanner:
ThreatExpert Memory Scanner
FITSEC Banking Trojan Detection Tool

3.10. AV/AM definition files:
Avira
Superantispyware
Avast
Malwarebytes
AVG
Microsoft
Comodo
ClamWin
Nano
Zillya!
Spybot
Ad-Aware
Calendar of Updates
more

3.11. Heuristic scanners:
PeStudio 
Pescanner
PeSweep
ExeScan
Malware Analyzer
Portable Executable Scanner
Sigcheck
FileAlyzer
FileScanner
Malware Scene Investigator

3.12. Alternate data streams:
StreamArmor
ADS Spy
StreamFinder
ADS Tool
AlternateStreamView  

3.13 Others:
Hidden CMD Detector  
DensityScout 
Detekt 
How to Tell if a File is Malicious
 


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by eikelein on 8. January 2015 - 23:18  (120467)

Sorry, but I have to object to (seemingly) generally giving download links from Cnet.com or Download.com. Maybe I misunderstand the text.

These are in my experience some of the worst sites adding unnecessary download programs and wrappers that in turn then get (ab)used to sneakily get PuPs installed.

Recommending Cnet/Download.com IMHO equals aiding the proliferation of one of the nastiest kind of malware that currently is way too common. I have found that almost always there are other options.

by ako on 10. January 2015 - 10:21  (120503)

Nasties, that you can typically uncheck during installation, and if you accidentally install them, you can easily uninstall them. Or is there something more serious I am not aware of? (I yesterday reinstalled my Windows and used Download.com many times without nasty suprises.)

by eikelein on 10. January 2015 - 11:31  (120504)

Well, IMHO you only really know after you run ADWcleaner and Malwarebytes and both come up clean.

I encounter quite often the opinion that all PuPs can be removed in Programs and Features. Not true in my experience.

Babylon, Conduit and Searchscopes for example (there are many more) come up in these scans ONLY and can completely ruin the internet experience.

by ako on 10. January 2015 - 20:37  (120508)

Just to convince you: I scanned the PC today with Hitman Pro, MBAM and AdwCleaner. No problems found.
I am now scanning with Antivir. If it sees anything, I will report it. But I don't expect to see anything exiting.

by ako on 11. January 2015 - 14:24  (120520)

No problems here. But generally you are right. Most people probably just click, and there may be next time when I use these services more efficient efforts to put something on my system.
But the work for changing all links is huge. Perhaps we should add some warning first....

Thank you for your comments.

by MrWednesday7 on 10. January 2015 - 10:11  (120502)

Thanks.

Stupid captcha feature.

by Geert on 8. January 2015 - 13:49  (120459)

The link "Five (easy-to-follow) tips for strong passwords and secure accounts" is no longer valid.

by MrBrian on 13. January 2015 - 2:24  (120541)

I fixed the link. Thank you for reporting :).

by mrfingerz on 11. August 2014 - 17:35  (117889)

Mitro password manager...

https://www.mitro.co/

Privacy Badger (beta)

https://www.eff.org/privacybadger

by MrBrian on 11. August 2014 - 23:20  (117893)

I added Privacy Badger to 14.29.

Mitro was already in 14.11.

Thank you for the information :).

by mrin on 2. August 2014 - 20:09  (117709)

12.3 Reviews of ShowIP extension says it has spyware.

by MrBrian on 3. August 2014 - 15:58  (117724)

Thanks for the feedback!

I looked into it, and posted my findings at http://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/showip-extension-for-firefox-gone... .

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